Poor Black Folks Need God
Could the GOP Be Right?
By Eleanor Brown
Renewing Our Communities
Government emphasis must shift away from arbitrary spending to helping those institutions that nurture individual virtue and meaning
By Armstrong Williams
Having Faith in Our Neighborhoods
Stephen Goldsmith, who was shortlisted for Bush's Faith-Based Action Czar, writes about the Indianapolis Front Porch Alliance.
From "What's God Got to Do With the American Experiment?," edited by John J. DiIulio Jr. and E.J. Dionne Jr.
Churches as Government Partners
Navigating "Charitable Choice" is complicated, but a job worth doing right
By Amy L. Sherman
The Seventh Mark of Compassion
Five years before charitable choice, a thinker often cited as an influence on Bush says faith should undergird social action
By Marvin Olasky
The Case Against Action
Co-opted by Charitable Choice
Some questions every church should ask when approaching charitable choice
By Cathlin Baker
The Kindness of Total Strangers
How Catholic Charities USA turned from a revered institution into an arm of the welfare state
By Brian C. Anderson
Teen Challenge Shows Pitfalls, Promises of Faith-Based Outreach
A lack of accountability for FBOs has raised serious questions about their effectiveness.
By Alice Sparberg Alexiou
Church's Job Training Program Challenged
National testcase lawsuit challenges use of government money by a Bible-based course that helps people find work
By Charisma News Service
Will Faith-Based Organizations Be Able to Keep Their Faith?
Despite support at the highest levels, some in the faith community remain nervous about charitable choice
By Gregg Easterbrook
Faith-Based Information Online